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What is not good about ladybugs in a garden @

If you think all ladybugs are great, it means you never meet with Asian ladybeetle or 28-spotted ladybug. As you understand, I came across these insects. They are not so cute and can make problems not only for your garden but for your health too. Most ladybugs devour all the insects …

Using mycorrhizal fungi for apple trees @

When I searched for information about the increasing fertility of plants, I came across a very interesting fact. Mycorrhiza improves plant growth and reproduction. And I decided to find out more about these fungi. What are mycorrhizal fungi and their types? How to use them in gardening? What is the benefit …

Worm tea juice is good for tomatoes @

My first experience with worm juice had an unexpected result such as I didn’t believe in the benefits of this liquid. Of course, I was pleasantly impressed because my crops grew big and healthy and the soil became high-quality. That’s why I want to share my knowledge about worm tea, …

How to harvest herbs without killing the plant @

Herbs are practically unpretentious, they can withstand almost any frosts and it is enough to simply plant them. But I often killed plant when harvesting herbs. As a result, I need to sow again and wait for new herb crops. Different herbs require different care. We’ll share with you information about …

How to make most use from rainwater in your garden @

When I was a child, I went to my granny in the village in the holidays. She had a very big garden; there was always a good harvest and healthy plant. Her secret was using rainwater. And I follow her example now! However, there were some difficulties in the beginning. What …

Beginner gardening soil

When we start gardening, the soil is a key to success because it is a source of energy, nutrients, and moisture for a variety of plants. Besides, there are different types of soils and knowledge of them can help us to have a good harvest in the plot and nice …

Beginner gardening quotes

The gardening beginner! The fear and the interest in the gardening, first mistakes, first experience, and the inspiration are in these words. But Janet Kilburn Phillips said: ‘There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments’. We, gardeners, understand and accept this truth. There are different quotes and stories about gardening, beginners in …

Watering herbs at night

The night is full of mysteries. One of this riddle is ‘to water or not to water’ our herbs at night. It is one of the most actual issues, which exist between plant enthusiasts such as you and me. And yes, the night is not the best time for watering herbs. …

How to start a flower bed in a grassy area

The pride of every gardener is a beautiful flower bed. Since I wanted to be a good gardener, I decided to create the magnificent flower bed. First of all, I read the necessary information about it on the Internet. But there were some difficulties bound up with the grassy area. Weed …

How much watering do herbs need @

When I started gardening, I fanatically watered herbs. To my mind, plants needed water every four hours. But soon my herbs began to fade. It was a shock to me too when I discovered they fade because of excess water. How to water herbs in hot and cold periods and which …

Guinness gardening records

To my mind, it is the most interesting topic for gardening enthusiasts. And I understand it. Sometimes I think how to break any gardening record and to enter The Guinness Book of World Records, but so far I only read about breaking them by other people. The world’s heaviest onion, the …

Do I have to harden off plants?

Once, when I was looking for some information about plants, I came across one very interesting fact. It turns out the common cabbage dies when freezing 28,4°F (-2°C), but if we’ll harden off cabbages, they can withstand temperature 23°F (-5°C). And I tried out it. Hardening is a process that increases …

Beginning planting flowers

When I was a kid, I could stand and watch the beauty of flowers in the neighboring yard for hours. As I’ve become older, I’ve waited for flowers from boys. And now my dream is to have a flower plantation, but I walk around the small garden near my home. And …

Caring for herbs in winter

With the advent of the winter, we worry about plants because our duties are to care for herbs in this cold season and to protect them. Since these days become shorter and sunlight is not enough, and the nights become colder, our caring should be careful and regularly. Caring for herbs …

Most useful 12 tools every gardener should have

How to start your own garden and what tools do you need? Probably every beginner gardener have these kind of questions. And we also had. When we were just planning to start our garden we were focused mostly on the final results. We dreamed about great harvest of ecologically grown vegetables …

Why does my plant wilt or die? 9 steps to identify it

Was it easy for you to start gardening? Have all the plants in your garden grew as expected? For us, it didn't work like that. Plants diseases and nutrition issues upset us. It almost persuaded us to stop gardening. Of course, walking along with the process we grew and became …

Can you recognize the insufficient amount of fertilizers in your garden?

Do you feel that your garden has insufficient fertilizers' quantity? Obviously, you know that there are ^^^different reasons why your plants don't look good. But if you already rejected all other causes this post is for you. Let's analyze information on the Internet and could we use it at all. We've …

4 tools to track plants growth progress

Every gardener expects his greenery to become bigger or more beautiful. Surveying of one's own garden brings joy especially if it really looks better than a week ago. But how do you know that there are positive changes with your plants? To track how they change ...

Soil analysis – importance for your garden

How do you know what kind of fertilizer should you use in your garden and how often? Do you choose "All-purpose fertilizer" or something like "Flower food"? If so, I did the same mistake. HOW WRONG I WAS. I really hope that your garden is soaring and such an approach …

Plants not to grow together

You may have noticed that some plants never grow together. That's not always because of climate difference but also because of 'cultural' difference. And I'm not saying that some like theatre and some movies. On how you put your plants depend not only their growing speed and health but even …

Top 13 tips for gardening beginner

We start planting because we want to have a beautiful garden. And often in our imagination, we can see different plants mixed together by combining colors and textures. Especially after walking through Pinterest boards with beautiful compositions. STOP! You can’t imagine what a nightmare it can be to grow such …

How to make a plastic bottle garden (cheap DIY)

How it is possible to make a vertical garden from plastic bottles without spending money? Actually, while watching gardening videos on Youtube I've found one interesting clip about plastic bottles garden. It describes how to easily implement and install vertical construction which allows to water and grow plants with fewer efforts. …

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